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Physioplus is a spacious and modern clinic located in the centre of Albir.

Plenty of parking and easy access.

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Physioplus sports physical therapy

Welcome To Physioplus Sports Physical Therapy Clinic

Physioplus is a spacious and modern sports physical therapy clinic located in the centre of Albir.  With plenty of parking and easy access, Physioplus is the place to get the help for your acute or chronic conditions, get specific functional exercises for rehabilitation or to improve performance for your sport.

We offer hands-on treatments including: dynamic neuromuscular therapy, orthopaedic physiotherapist treatments, sports therapy clinic, deep muscle tissue massage, kinesiology taping and we have a specially equipped gym for analysis and functional training.

We also have an indoor golf simulator to help you improve your golf swing.

 

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ART® – Active Release Techniques

 ART® is a patented state-of-the-art soft tissue treatment technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

All these structures are commonly affected by overuse, also known as Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD). Such conditions can often be resolved quickly and permanently with ART®.

This technique has been very popular in North-America and Canada for many years. The founder Dr Mike Leahy has spent more that 30 years developing and fine-tuning this technique. It is now becoming more readily available in Europa as well as Asia and Australia.

ART® is used to improve flexibility and function in and in-between different structures.
Every ART® session is a combination of assessment and treatment.
The ART® provider uses his hands to evaluate the texture, tightness, movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves.
Abnormal tissues are treated by precisely directed tension combined with very specific patient movements.

This treatment form require the therapist to have an extremely high level of anatomy knowledge and some form of medical background.

It takes years of practice to master this treatment technique. It has taken Paul nearly 10 years to become an Certified International Instructor in ART®, enabling him to teach other Physiotherapist, Chiropator, Osteopaths etc.

Signs you may benefit from having ART® treatment

  • Pain or stiffness in your neck, back, shoulder, elbow hands, hip, knee, ankles or feet
  • Head, face or jaw pain
  • Increased pain when exercising
  • Numbness or tingling in arms, hands or legs
  • Reduced flexibility or mobility
  • Weakness
  • Inflamed joints
ART

Active Release Techniques

ART® is a patented state-of-the-art soft tissue treatment technique that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.

All these structures are commonly affected by overuse, also known as Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD). Such conditions can often be resolved quickly and permanently with ART®.

IASTM

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilisation

This is a treatment technique were the therapist use specially designed tools on the body to elicit a positive change in the body. It is used to treat pain and injury and to address tightness or limited range of movement from restricted soft tissues.

This treatment can promote a healing or physiological response by the body to change the soft tissues at a cellular level. This can soften and reduce scar tissue as well as make injured tissues stronger.

It can also have a significant effect on nerves and the surrounding muscles and fascia.

DNS

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation

This is a way of exercising in order to stimulate natural movement patterns.

Our brain is equipped with a ‘default program’, which is stimulated and developed during the first critical years of life.

During life we are affected by bad habits, injuries, illnesses and environmental factors that start to interfere with this default program and cause bad movement patterns.

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Fine  stainless steel needles are inserted at very specific points in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes. The purpose is to alter the flow of ‘Qi’ (or energy) along one or more of the 13 meridians (energy channels).

NEEDLING

Trigger Points

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MDS) is characterized by the presence of Myofascial Trigger Points (PGM) or Tigger Points: “hypersensitive nodules within a tight band of a muscle.” These trigger points are characterized by being painful, limiting joint movement, and producing muscle imbalance. In addition, if they are active, they can give referred pain in another body area.
Deep Dry Puncture is a current physical therapy technique with proven evidence, which acts on these PGMs causing the destruction of these nodules. It consists of the application of needles (the same ones used in acupuncture) on the nodule in question, so that the local spasm response obtained when performing the dry needling will inactivate the trigger point and destroy the area of ​​dysfunction.

KINESIOTAPING

Kinesiology Tape

This is a treatment technique using a special elastic tape (very similar to human skin, both in thickness and elasticity) designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion as well as providing extended soft tissue manipulation to prolong.

 

PELVIC FLOOR

Women’s Health

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy is a growing specialty in our profession. Dedicated mainly to women’s health, it has numerous fields of action ranging from physical preparation for childbirth and postpartum, urinary and fecal incontinence, sexual dysfunctions (pain during sexual intercourse, vaginismus …), chronic pelvic pain and all the other dysfunctions associated with the pelvis and pelvic floor.
In addition, this specialty also covers problems that may arise in the male pelvic floor such as: prostatitis, urinary incontinence, sexual impotence, premature ejaculation, chronic pelvic pain …

Lymph drainage

The lymphatic system have nodules are spread throughout the whole body and they collect and cleans the lymphatic fluid.

This system has an important role in fighting infections and therfore and therefore an important part of the immune system.If the lymphatic system is not functioning properly it will cause swelling and affect the body’s functions.

A few facts:

-If you line up the whole lymphatic system it will reach around the earth…4 times!

-There is about 10 liters of lymph fluid in the body

-Ther are about 700 lymph nodes in the body, and about 1/3 of them are located in the neck/throat

-The lymphatic fluid has no colour

-The lymphatic fluid consist of about 90% water, 10 % proteins, hormones and waste products from the cells

*There are only two things that aid the flow of lymphatic fluid, Diaphragmatic breathing and movement of the body

 

If you want to know more about Albir in general? Please take a look at Visit Albir.

Opening Hours

MON – FRI 09:00 – 17:00

SAT and Sun We are closed

We are also available outside of the office (from 5pm to 21pm) if required but please call us in advance to arrange.

Our partners:

Miguel Torres - Club de Golf  LÁlfas Albir m66torres@gmail.com

Emma Segovia Leza -  Dpostural

 

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